Android 14-based Nothing OS 2.5 open beta is finally live for Phone (2) users with a range of exciting features. Consequently, the company is sending this software offering to provide enhanced capabilities and better user experience to the respective handset owners.
Looking into the details, the company has baked the Nothing OS 2.5 open beta for Phone (2) users with a variety of new functions. To begin with, you will experience the new major Android update on board. Besides, the tech giant has glorified the home screen with tweaked UI elements.
Eventually, you will find a new wallpaper selector with more options. Ahead, there is a three-finger screenshot and a double-press power button for quick actions. Everything combined, the corresponding devices will enjoy a new phase with the latest software development.
You can check the complete changelog below.
- Updated the widgets library interface so that Nothing widgets appear more clearly.
- New photos widget, allowing you to display your favourite photos on both your Home Screen and Lock Screen.
- New screenshot editor menu, allowing for more advanced editing features and quick deletions.
- Updated design of the back gesture to be more in line with Nothing’s style.
- Added the option to hide app icons on the Home Screen and app drawer. Swipe right in the app drawer to reveal hidden app icons.
- Capture screenshots quickly with a three-finger swipe.
- Customise the double-press power button to quickly access a chosen feature.
- Redesigned a joint Home Screen and Lock Screen customisation page for a more comprehensive view of options.
- Introduced the glass filter to make your favourite wallpapers extra unique.
- New solid colour wallpapers for a cleaner Home Screen appearance.
- Added a monochrome colour theme in the basic colour section.
- New back gesture while interacting with apps.
- Updated Quick Settings layout and added Nothing earbuds icons.
- More Lock Screen shortcut options include do not disturb, mute, QR code scanner and video camera.
- Made it possible to set ringtone and notification sound volumes separately, with an updated volume control interface.
- Added regional settings so you can customise your unit and number preferences.
The update is currently available to a handful of Phone (2) users for this time being. However, the company has confirmed to roll out this beta phase for all devices including Phone (1) in the upcoming weeks.